CJ Radio (Page 64)

  • New State Budget Produces Tax Hikes, Ignores Opportunities

    Becki Gray on highlights and lowlights of new state budget; Bob Hall and Don Carrington on Easley campaign finances; Kay Hagan, Richard Burr, and Joe Coletti on health care reform; Daren Bakst on consequences of SB3 renewal energy mandate.

  • Keeping An Eye on Government: JLF Debuts Transparency Tool

    Joe Coletti on need for gov't transparency; June Atkinson and Bob Orr on court ruling in support of state superintendent's role; Deborah Ross and Paul Meyer debate public records law; legislators discuss annexation reform; John Hood on corrupt politicians.

  • Can NC State Recover From the Mary Easley Scandal?

    Jane Shaw on NC State's effort to recover from Mary Easley scandal; Gov. Bev Perdue and House Republicans debate tax hikes; Napoleon Byars on public records and Freedom of Information Act; Joe Coletti on $635 million wasted by state's mental health system.

  • Cap & Trade Bill Ushers in Federal Takeover of Energy Sector

    Roy Cordato on cap and trade bill; Ruth Samuelson, Phil Haire and Ric Killian on conservation easements; Laura Wiley, Mary Watson, Larry Womble, and Terry Stoops on special needs tax credits; Michael Sanera on government owned recreation facilities.

  • Would High-Speed Rail Cure N.C.’s Transportation Woes?

    Michael Sanera on plans for high-speed rail in N.C.; Andy Taylor on red flags in the Sotomayor nomination; Dallas Woodhouse on planned tax hikes; Michael Lowrey on declining air service in our state; and Terry Stoops on private schooling options in N.C.

  • The State Lottery: Long on Hype, Short on Revenue

    Joe Coletti on state lottery revenue; Mary Katharine Ham on future of conservatism; Ferrell Shimpock on WW II generations' concerns for U.S.; Bob Phillips on an independent redistricting commission; Daren Bakst on proposed protections for some property.

  • Massive Federal Interventions Cast Pall Over Economy

    Roy Cordato on impact of Obama policies on economy; John Hood on perils of forced annexation; Advocates debate the "bullying bill"; Andy Taylor on his opposition to legislative session limits; and Jenna Ashley Robinson on options to college.

  • The Death Tax: Helping Kill Job Creation in North Carolina

    JLF's John Hood explains the death tax; Joe "The Plumber," Dallas Woodhouse, Thom Tillis and John Blust advocate for lower taxes and smaller government; Jonathan Krohn reflects on conservatism and youth; Rick Henderson discusses journalism's future.

  • Academic Freedom: Defense for Bad Behavior or Needed Shield?

    George Leef on academic freedom; Scott Hodge on tax breaks & targeted incentives; Doug Lance on prison alternatives; Pete Brunstetter, William Current and Nelson Dollar on independent redistricting commission; Terry Stoops on nonclassroom personnel growth.